Free NBA Picks For Today 8/8/2020
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 8/8/2020
Bucks vs. Mavericks—NBA pick is Dallas Mavericks +9. Both teams are locked into their playoff seed with Milwaukee the top in the East and the Mavericks the seven seed in the West. Bucks are limiting starters minutes now and utilizing their bench as the playoffs are approaching. They have only one double digit win in the restart. Mavericks have been competitive in games with three of their decisions coming by four points or fewer. Rather take the points as Milwaukee has nothing to play for. Play Dallas +9.
LA Clippers vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 8/8/2020
Clippers vs. Trailblazers—NBA pick is Portland Trailblazers +4. Portland is the motivated team here as they sit tied in the loss column with San Antonio for the ninth seed and one game from the twelfth seed. They have yet to fail to cover a spread in the restart. Trailblazers have back to back wins to the Nuggets and Rockets by margin. Clippers sitting as the second seed in the Western conference with a two game lead on Denver. In the Clippers only step up game in the restart it did result in a loss to the Lakers. Trailblazers have their big man back in Jusuf Nurkic. Play Portland +4.
Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 8/8/2020
Jazz vs. Nuggets—NBA free pick is Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets to play over the total of 217.5. Both teams are likely to sit out banged out players like they have the past few games. What has resulted as been bad defensive play from both the Jazz and Nuggets. Jazz have allowed 115 points or greater past three games and the Trailblazers allowed 125 or greater in three of their four games. With star players sitting it creates no defensive intensity and fast pace basketball as reserves look for offensive numbers to boost status in league. Play Utah and Denver over 217.5.
LA Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 8/8/2020
Lakers vs. Pacers—Free pick is Indiana Pacers +8. Lakers have clinched the top seed in the Western conference so there is nothing to play for. LeBron James sat out his last game resting his groin injury. Lakers have dealt with injuries this season to Lebron James, Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma so expect to see limited minutes in this spot as the playoffs are approaching. Indiana is a good shooting team and can make threes. Lakers have struggled shooting from the outside. Rather take points here. Play Indiana +8.
Phoenix Suns vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 8/8/2020
Suns vs. Heat—NBA Free pick is Phoenix Suns +1.5. Suns have won and covered all four games since returning to play. They come off a 15 point win to Indiana crushing the Pacers on the glass. Phoenix now just one game in the loss column back of Portland for the ninth seed in the west. They are the motivated team as the Heat are locked into a playoff spot. Heat come off a 14 point loss to Milwaukee surrendering 130 points. Miami has not shot well in their past three games. Suns with more to play for. Jimmy Butler is out for the Heat with a foot injury and Dragic is questionable with an ankle. Play Phoenix +1.5.